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Posts tagged as “Illinois Campaign for Political Reform”

On the Offensive Against Gerrymandering

A coalition of reform advocates has created an initiative that could take legislative redistricting out of the hands of Illinois politicians and vest it in…

State Legislative Scholarships Could Be Eliminated

Illinois Senate President John Cullerton (D-Chicago) plans to reform or possibly abolish the General Assembly scholarship program when the legislature returns to Springfield in January.…

Experts Suggest Changes to Legislative Scholarships

Efforts to abolish the century-old Illinois General Assembly scholarship program have proven unsuccessful in the past, but outside of eliminating it altogether, higher education and…

One Scholarship, 163 Ways to Dole It Out

The Illinois General Assembly scholarship doesn’t work like other scholarships. Some students win it because they have the right connections. Others don’t face much competition…